Dan Ronan

Senior Reporter

Dan Ronan is the Managing Producer-Multimedia/Senior Reporter for Transport Topics, the leading online and print publication covering the trucking, freight and logistics industry.


Government, Business, Breaking News

Carriers Claim Victory in Chassis Choice Ruling

The Intermodal Motor Carriers Conference of American Trucking Associations has won a favorable judgment in its case against the Ocean Carrier Equipment Management Association and others in a dispute involving chassis choice for carriers that operate at maritime and inland ports.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
February 6, 2023
Business, Logistics

Economy Still Shows Signs of Slow, Steady Growth

Even with a stronger-than-expected 2.9% fourth quarter increase in gross domestic product, two  prominent freight transportation economists say the threat of a recession will persist this year.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 31, 2023
Business, Logistics

UPS Beats Q4 Expectations; Leadership Optimistic About Labor Negotiations

UPS Inc. announced it beat expectations for fourth-quarter adjusted profit, as it prioritized shipments of high-margin packages.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 31, 2023
Government, Fuel

Diesel Up 1.8¢ to $4.622 in Third Increase of 2023

The national average price of diesel nudged up 1.8 cents to $4.622 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data released Jan. 30.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 30, 2023
Business, Logistics

Trucking Groups Urge Reservation Changes at Southern California Ports

Harbor Trucking Association and California Trucking Association are urging the leadership of the two major Southern California ports to create a pilot program for a single, interoperable, complexwide appointment system for drayage and other trucks.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 30, 2023
Business, Technology, Equipment, Fuel

Paccar Reports Strong Q4 Revenue, Income

Paccar Inc. beat market expectations for fourth-quarter earnings Jan. 24, aided by strong demand for its trucks from customers looking to replace older, outdated vehicles.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 25, 2023
Business, Logistics, Breaking News

Truck Tonnage Rises 3.8% in 2022

Truck tonnage rose 3.8% in 2022 compared with 2021, posting the highest year-over-year gain in four years despite modest December results, American Trucking Associations reported.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 25, 2023
Government, Fuel

Diesel Reverses Course, Rises 8¢ to $4.604 a Gallon

The national average price for diesel reversed its trend and climbed 8 cents to $4.604 a gallon, according to Energy Information Administration data for the week ending Jan. 23.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 24, 2023
Business, Technology, Safety

Idelic Program Helps Fleets Land Better Insurance Deals

Technology firm Idelic is launching an initiative designed to help fleets negotiate better terms for insurance policies through use of data culled from its suite of safety programs.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 20, 2023
Business

J.B. Hunt Reports Mixed Financials in Q4

J.B. Hunt Transport Services on Jan. 18 reported lower net income and higher revenue for the fourth quarter of 2022.

Dan Ronan | Senior Reporter
January 19, 2023